• Congress looks to angels to revive economy
    Apr 9, 2014 - Congress looks to angels to revive economy By J.D. Harrison, Published: April 1 | Updated: Wednesday, April 2, 7:45 AM Hoping to fuel more job-creating companies, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are crafting legislation intended to encourage individual start-up investors, commonly called “ange... More
  • McHenry Investigates SEC’s Failure to Implement Bipartisan JOBS Act
    Apr 17, 2013 - By ignoring the deadline to implement a key provision of a bipartisan law approved a year ago, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is costing America’s struggling economy desperately needed jobs, members of the Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee said today during a hearing. More
  • McHenry Announces $48,000 Homeland Security Grant to Lawndale Fire Department
    Apr 5, 2013 - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) announced $48,000 in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. More
  • McHenry Announces Assistance to Cleveland County Firefighters
    Mar 28, 2013 - Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $78,375 in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. More
  • WSJ: Inventive Funding Deserves Creative Regulation
    Jan 31, 2013 - Crowdfunding has the potential to revolutionize the financing of small business, transforming millions of users of social media such as Facebook into overnight venture capitalists, and giving life to valuable business ideas that might otherwise go unfunded. Entrepreneurs have already used this fundraising technique on popular crowdfunding websites such as Indiegogo, Kickstarter and Startsomegood to get their ideas off the ground—including a device to track a person's daily activities, an art book about the Dead Sea, and an effort to support poor communities in Bangladesh. More
  • McHenry Opens Buncombe County Office
    Jan 30, 2013 - Black Mountain, N.C. – Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new Buncombe County office with leaders and elected officials from across Buncombe County. The office will serve the residents of Buncombe County and surrounding areas. More
  • Daniel Mitchell: What's Really in the Ryan Budget
    Aug 16, 2012 - Thanks to several years of fiscal restraint during the 1990s, the burden of federal spending dropped to 18.2% of gross domestic product by the time Bill Clinton left office. The federal budget today consumes more than 24% of economic output, a one-third increase since 2001 in the share of the U.S. economy allocated by politics rather than market forces. That makes the Republican House budget, which would reverse this trend, extremely important for the economic health of the country. More
  • Town Hall Slideshow Presentation
    Aug 10, 2012 - Over the past week, Congressman McHenry shared the following presentation with constituents at his Town Hall meetings across the 10th District: More
  • Honoring a Local Hero this Flag Day
    Jun 14, 2012 - Hundreds of Americans gathered at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C on Flag Day to pay tribute to their family, friends and loved ones who courageously fought in the Vietnam War. Among the names read included longtime Burke County resident and Vietnam veteran Glenn Otis. More
  • HDR: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
    Nov 4, 2011 - Thumbs up, thumbs down By The Record Editorial Staff THUMBS UP to U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry for crafting a bill to help business owners that House members couldn’t refuse. His legislation to allow small businesses and entrepreneurs to raise money by securing small contributions from many sources – ... More